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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Wissahickon 2016 MF/DEF Dickson commits to Mount St. Mary’s

Thursday, 1st January 2015

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/1/15

Wissahickon 2016 midfield/defender Marie Dickson has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Mount St. Mary’s University.

Marie Dickson log:

Marie Dickson

Marie Dickson

High School: Wissahickon High School

Graduation Year: 2016

Position: Midfield/Defense

College Choice: Mount St. Mary’s University

Club Affiliation: STEPS Elite Philly

Major lacrosse honors:
Starting varsity (9,10), Honorable Mention All-League Suburban 1 (10), High School Varsity (9,10), Coach’s Award (10), Futures Elite Lacrosse Camp

Academic honors: Distinguished Honor Roll (9,10,11), Student of Month (9), Suburban 1 Scholar Athlete- Lacrosse (10) and Field Hockey (10,11), National Honor Society (11), German Honor Society (10,11)

What will you major in/study? Special Education/Elementary Education

Why did you choose the school?
“I chose Mount St. Mary’s because of the amazing academics and lacrosse program starting with the staff and players. I have always wanted to play for a Division I school with a love for lacrosse and I am so honored that Coach (Laura) Schwarzmann and Coach (Dana) Cahill are giving me this opportunity.”

Outlook for 2015 HS season? “I am excited because we have a strong returning team.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank, first and foremost, my parents and family for always being my number one supporters; also my STEPS Elite Philly coaches, Liz Harris and Brooke Fritz. They have taught me so much about not only the sport but also being a great all around player and student.”

Other schools considered? Monmouth and St. Joseph’s

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Marie Dickson. Longstreth specializes in equipment, uniforms and apparel for women’s sports. Longstreth carries a huge selection of all the best women’s heads, handles, goalie gear and player accessories – including shoes and apparel. Visit for directions and information. <



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